Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 100 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 +33
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 108 102 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.17% 2.11% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.48% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 103
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.75% +8.06%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £200
90th Percentile £475 £505 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £11.33 - £41.25
10th Percentile £10.75 - £33.88
90th Percentile £11.92 - £47.63
England median hourly rate £22.26 £18.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% -24.49% -27.94%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,239 4,120 4,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.98% 85.04% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,452 2,391 2,354
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £246 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 266 321
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +10 27 £388 -3.13% 4
Cambridgeshire +23 25 £425 +100.00% 8
Essex +6 25 £375 -6.25% 3
Hertfordshire -14 16 £350 +7.69% 12
Suffolk -12 11 £450 +11.80% 4
Norfolk +7 10 £425 +54.55% 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 63 (58.33%) Windows
2 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 50 (46.30%) VMware
4 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
5 40 (37.04%) Windows Server
6 39 (36.11%) Linux
7 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (24.07%) DNS
9 23 (21.30%) Office 365
9 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 19 (17.59%) SAN
13 18 (16.67%) Citrix
14 17 (15.74%) LAN
14 17 (15.74%) Data Centre
15 16 (14.81%) WAN
15 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.81%) Firewall
15 16 (14.81%) High Availability
16 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (12.96%) NAS
17 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
17 14 (12.96%) Middleware
17 14 (12.96%) Red Hat
18 13 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
19 12 (11.11%) Cisco
19 12 (11.11%) DHCP

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) IIS
3 10 (9.26%) Apache
4 8 (7.41%) JBoss
5 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.63%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (0.93%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.30%) Office 365
3 20 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.56%) GitHub
4 6 (5.56%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (2.78%) Akamai
7 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.93%) PaaS
8 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) DNS
2 19 (17.59%) SAN
3 17 (15.74%) LAN
4 16 (14.81%) Firewall
4 16 (14.81%) WAN
5 14 (12.96%) NAS
6 12 (11.11%) DHCP
7 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.70%) Skype
8 4 (3.70%) SSL
8 4 (3.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.78%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.78%) HTTP
9 3 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.78%) Network Security
9 3 (2.78%) VPLS
10 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.85%) MPLS
10 2 (1.85%) PABX
10 2 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Flink
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (9.26%) Legal
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (75.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Project Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) Middleware
2 6 (5.56%) J2EE
2 6 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.93%) Django
4 1 (0.93%) Flask
4 1 (0.93%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) React
4 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.78%) PKI
3 3 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.33%) Windows
2 40 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 39 (36.11%) Linux
4 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (8.33%) Solaris
8 8 (7.41%) Unix
9 7 (6.48%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.85%) DC/OS
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) High Availability
2 11 (10.19%) DevOps
2 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
2 11 (10.19%) Migration
3 10 (9.26%) Identity Management
4 9 (8.33%) ITIL
4 9 (8.33%) Secure Coding
4 9 (8.33%) SIEM
4 9 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (7.41%) Network Optimisation
5 8 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.48%) Validation
7 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.63%) Analytics
9 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.56%) Python
3 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.63%) SQL
4 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) C#
6 2 (1.85%) Java
6 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Go
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.63%) MCSA
3 5 (4.63%) MCSE
4 4 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.70%) CCIE
5 3 (2.78%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.26%) vSphere
5 7 (6.48%) XenApp
6 5 (4.63%) Docker
7 3 (2.78%) Xen
8 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Ansible
1 10 (9.26%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.56%) Terraform
4 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.78%) Puppet
5 3 (2.78%) SCOM
5 3 (2.78%) WSUS
6 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Mesos
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.93%) vMotion
7 1 (0.93%) vRealize
7 1 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 50 (46.30%) VMware
2 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.67%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.11%) Cisco
6 7 (6.48%) HP
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle
7 6 (5.56%) Draytek
7 6 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 5 (4.63%) BEA
8 5 (4.63%) NetApp
8 5 (4.63%) webMethods
9 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.70%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (2.78%) F5
10 3 (2.78%) Juniper
10 3 (2.78%) McAfee
10 3 (2.78%) Splunk
10 3 (2.78%) Veeam